Nominations Open for Friend of Conservation Award!

Deadline: 31 August 2018

Nominations are open for Friend of Conservation Award that recognizes an individual, business, organization, or agency outside the association for outstanding contributions to the conservation of their nation’s natural resources.

Award Information

The recipient will be honored at the NACD Annual Meeting in San Antonio, Texas this coming February.   They will receive on single day complimentary registration to the meeting, one complimentary ticket to Appreciation Banquet, and a plaque.  They will also be recognized in the NACD publications and on the website. All nominees will receive certificates of Honorable Mention from the NACD president.

Eligibility Criteria

Any individual, business, organization or agency that is not directly associated with conservation districts at the local, state, or national level is eligible to receive this award. Nominations are accepted from any individual, organization, agency, or conservation district.

Nomination Requirements

  • Nomination must include a summary of the description suitable to use in promotion of their entry.
  • Nominations should consist of a brief description (500 words or less) of the nominee’s efforts to  demonstrate the following:
    • Outstanding contributions to better public understanding of natural resource conservation and  the goals of conservation districts;
    • The planning and carrying out of impressive land, water and related resource management  practices in cooperation with a local conservation district;
    • Providing outstanding financial, personal or other assistance to a district, state or national  conservation program; or
    • Exceptional service in furthering the cause of conservation districts, strengthening the conservation partnership and assisting the programs of NACD.

How to Apply

Applicants can apply via email at the address given on the website.

For more information, please visit Friend of Conservation Award.

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